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NCAA vote is the right thing, but not an overnight fix

It’s kind of hard to believe. They actually did the right thing, and it wasn’t the painful, drawn out process everyone expected. The NCAA’s Board of Governors unanimously voted Tuesday to allow student-athletes the ability to benefit from their name, image and likeness. “Clearly, the time has come to modernize […]

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OPINION: California bill is a step forward

Government involvement in sports is usually not a good thing. The net result is typically a shiny, new taxpayer-funded stadium to the tune of several hundred million dollars. California proved that there is an exception to the rule this week, and Florida could be next. Gov. Gavin Newsom (D-CA) signed […]

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Destigmatizing mental health problems for college athletes

USF offers its student athletes in-house mental health services. Dr. Lee Dorpfeld helps student athletes with a variety of problems that include balancing school, work and a social life. ORACLE FILE PHOTO USF offers its student athletes in-house mental health services. NCAA athletes are supported both physically and academically. Most Division […]

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Satellite camp debate missing the point

USF coach Willie Taggart has participated in satellite camps since his time as the head coach at Western Kentucky and will be soon hosting one with the University of Michigan. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU The NCAA’s most recent debate over legislation regarding satellite camps has been a typical display of […]

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New rule gives McMurray a chance to test NBA waters

McMurray averaged 15.2 points for USF in 2015 and was selected to the AAC’s All-Rookie team after tying or leading the team in scoring in 15 of the its 33 games. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU To be clear, there is nothing an NBA team could say to pry freshman guard Jahmal […]

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McMurray to explore NBA draft options

McMurray averaged 15.2 points for USF and was selected to the AAC’s All-Rookie team after tying or leading the team in scoring in 15 of the its 33 games. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU Freshman point guard Jahmal McMurray is set to explore his options and enter the NBA draft, according […]

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Williams shines in opening-round victory

USF advanced to the Round of 32 after a 48-45 win over Colorado State. The Bulls will play UCLA at 9 p.m. on Monday. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE/GOUSFBULLS.COM Any time the USF women’s basketball team has needed a shot to fall this season, senior guard Courtney Williams has delivered. As […]

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Bulls stave off Pirates for AAC tournament win

Senior Angel Nunez dropped a team-high 19 points in USF's win over East Carolina in the first round of the AAC tournament. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU ORLANDO — Following a regular season that gave the Bulls little reason to smile, USF forward Chris Perry couldn’t help but break out a grin […]